The special team of Reasi police succeeded in recovering the kidnapped woman and arrested the accused person from Jammu Airport area.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Reasi Shailender Singh said that on May 31, a written complaint was received from one from Mohammad Riaz stating that his wife was ‘kidnapped’ by Mohd Asif of Panasa, Reasi following which a case was registered and the search was launched.
“Statements of family members of the woman were also recorded in the investigation and after developing information from available clues regarding their presence in Ludhiana, Punjab, a special team was constituted for recovery of the lady,” said the top cop.
He said that the team left for Ludhiana during the first week of this month but couldn’t zero upon the target due to hurdles of lock down and pandemic conditions.
“With continuous efforts of Police on Tuesday successfully zeroed upon the target regarding the presence of accused along with kidnapped woman in Jammu,” said Mr Singh adding that utilizing all available means with strenuous efforts, the investigating team arrested the accused from Jammu airport and recovered the woman from his custody.
After fulfilling the medico-legal formalities of the recovered woman, further investigation of the case is in progress, he said.